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Is there a page about the abbreviations on this site?

I am having trouble reading peoples post because of the abbreviations. Is there a list that I can look up to help me read the posts. Like DH, DS, TTC#3, and etc..

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Asked by wingwatcher81 at 10:29 AM on Aug. 19, 2010 in About CafeMom

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  • At the bottom of the page, visit Frequently Asked Questions and type in abbreviations.

    Answer by Jademom07 at 10:40 AM on Aug. 19, 2010


    Answer by Courtney610 at 10:40 AM on Aug. 19, 2010


    Answer by SWasson at 10:41 AM on Aug. 19, 2010

  • AC = Adopted Child
    AF = Aunt Flo
    AP= Attachment Parenting
    ATM = At the Moment
    AYT = Are You There
    BBL = Be Back Later
    BF = Boy Friend
    BFN = Big Fat Negative
    BFP = Big Fat Positive
    BIL = Brother-In-Law
    BL = Belly Laugh
    BRB = Be Right Back
    BTW = By The Way
    CIO = Crying It Out
    CM = CafeMom
    DD = Dearest Daughter, Darling Daughter, etc
    DF = Dear/Darling Fiance'
    DH = Dear Hubby (Or Husband), Darling Hubby, Darn Hubby, Dumb Hubby, etc
    DIKU = Do I Know You
    DS = Dearest Son, Darling Son, etc (can also mean Direct Sales)
    DSA = Direct Selling Association
    ETA = Estimated Time of Arrival or Edited To Add
    F2F = Face To Face
    FAQ = Frequently Asked Question
    FC = Foster Child
    FIL = Father-In-Law
    FTW = For The Win
    FWIW = For What It's Worth
    GF = Girl Friend
    HTH = Hope That Helps
    IKWYM = I Know What You Mean
    IM = Instant

    Answer by SuperrMommyy at 10:42 AM on Aug. 19, 2010

  • There's a long list in the Newcomber's Club. It doesn't include all the abbreviations though. Good luck.

    Answer by HotMama330 at 12:16 PM on Aug. 19, 2010

  • Liansmommie

    Answer by Liansmommie at 5:11 PM on Aug. 19, 2010

  • Here's a link to the one in The CafeMom Newcomers Club. =)


    Answer by firenicecream at 9:51 PM on Aug. 19, 2010

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